Workfront, a Lehi-based work management application platform company, has announced that Maria Alvarez has joined its board of directors. Alvarez has more than 20 years of experience building products and teams in software development, security, internet and artificial intelligence (AI). She currently is general manager of shared engineering services in the AI+Research division at Microsoft, she leads the global team providing tools, services and programs that support Bing, Microsoft News, Ads, Consumer Applications and Microsoft Research. She previously was chief technology officer and product head of Panda Security and the engineering vice president and tech PMO of Yahoo Technology. She also held positions at HP, Symantec Corp. and CoCreate Software.